Scott was launched into the spotlight last season when a fan voting campaign went viral before the All-Star Game and he led all players in voting even though his team, the Arizona Coyotes, often benched him.
The six-foot-eight enforcer wrapped up his #hockey career last season with the St. John’s IceCaps, after being named most valuable player of the #National Hockey League‘s All-Star Game in January.
Scott received the loudest response from the Paradise crowd in the pre-game introductions, getting more cheers than Canadiens greats like #Stephane Richer and Patrice Brisebois.
John Scott took a breather from life as a full-time father on Saturday, returning to Newfoundland to lace up alongside former Montreal Canadiens players in an alumni game.
John Scott, Chris Nilan and Darren Langdon pose for a picture prior to Saturday night’s Montreal Canadiens alumni game against a team from Paradise. (Ryan Cooke/CBC)